The Turnaround Leadership Development Program at Region 13 provides high quality training, coaching and support to prepare leaders for work in turnaround schools. Turnaround Leadership is defined as: “a dramatic and comprehensive intervention in a low-performing school that produces significant gains in student achievement within two academic years.” (Mass Insight Education & Research Institute, 2007)-The Turnaround Mindset: Aligning Leadership for Student Success 2011 Fairchild & DeMary. Research suggests that high quality selection, preparation, training and leadership development and coaching is necessary for success.
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TLD gave me an opportunity to pause and reflect on my leadership strengths and underdeveloped areas. The Behavior Event Interview (BEI) was a game changer for me as an instructional leader. The tool was used to evaluate my baseline leadership skills and provide a guide on professional growth! It has helped create high-growth in my school.
2018 Turnaround Leadership Development Participant
This year, my school made notable gains in student achievement. I highly attribute this success to the guided review and reflection activities of my Action Plan development along with the ongoing support of my Coach.
2017 Turnaround Leadership Development Participant